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Catharine Young to resign her State Senate post in two weeks

ALBANY – Sen. Catharine Young, a Republican who represents a sprawling Western New York district, is quitting her job for a post at Cornell University just two months into the legislative session. Young, who first came to Albany as an assemblywoman in 1999, might not be the last Senate Republican …

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Republican lawmaker introduces ‘opt-in’ sex ed bill in Idaho

Orignally published on IdahoEdNews.org on Feb. 8, 2019 A conservative East Idaho lawmaker is pushing a new bill designed to allow parents to “opt in” their children for sex education courses in public schools. Rep. Barbara Ehardt, R-Idaho Falls, pushed the bill, saying “parents’ rights are being overstepped.” Ehardt didn’t …

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Ryan undercuts Trump on Russia at fraught moment

Paul Ryan has spent much of the past year and a half biting his tongue as Donald Trump totally upended his party. Now, the outgoing House speaker is contradicting the president on the issue he obsesses over most: the Russia investigation. The Wisconsin Republican gingerly undercut a core Trump talking …

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